We sell new and used books, local artwork, games, and a few quality art supplies.

Shop Online

We’re slowly but surely putting our stock online! New books uploaded daily!


Art Club:

 Need an excuse to work on your art? Bring your current project to How Novel and spend a couple hours socializing while you add to your masterpiece! No lessons, per se, but your fellow artists would be more than happy to share tips of the trade. How Novel has supplies for anyone who needs a starter kit. Make time for yourself and your creative expression from 3-5PM on the second Saturday of the month.

Art Classes

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Meet-the-Author/Book Signings

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Places to Visit

Do you have a location or event that the Story Lorry, How Novel’s mobile bookstore, should visit? Send us a message and let’s schedule a date!

Donations for FREE Children’s Books

We want ALL kids we encounter during this summer to be able to have a book, on us!

How can you help us achieve this goal?

Donate a few dollars to the children’s book fund, in store or online.

Don’t want to donate money? You can also donate any gently used children’s books you no longer need to How Novel.

Art Instructors

How Novel likes to offer art workshops. If you have an artistic skill that you would like to share with others, How Novel would love to collaborate to make that happen. Let’s plan a creative event!


Writing Challenge

We are supporting Butte artist Abigail Larson during July 1st’s Art Walk this summer, but I’d also like to feature writers.  I believe art comes in all forms, not just sculptures or what you hang on a wall.  The written word is a beautiful, creative expression that often gets overlooked at events like these.  Therefore, I wouldContinue reading “Writing Challenge”

Free Sample of Forever Neverland

There is a very limited number of this book left as the publisher is going to stop printing it for awhile, so if you like this sample, be sure to get your copy from the How Novel Story Lorry while you can!

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